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India-born poet Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer

The 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music were announced yesterday by Columbia University

Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage

The British and American newspapers shared the award for public service journalism

Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia."

Obsessed with selfies? You may be mentally ill

Taking selfies is not an addiction - it is a BDD symptom that involves checking one's appearance

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The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Eclectic escapes

From the beaches of Thailand to the highlands of Peru, the authors list destinations you can visit to get away from the sweltering Indian summer

Yoga, with a few jokes thrown in

A number of yoga teachers are taking the exercise regime out of the realms of solemnity and giving it a more down-to-earth feel with levity and ...

Unravelling the mirage that is Dubai

Swanky Ferraris, theme parks with European climes and vanity plates may reflect the Emirate's expensive tastes, but how sustainable are these

Capturing a political revolution

A work-in-progress documentary produced by Anand Gandhi looks at the birth of a political party

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Wheels of time

Joining the ranks of Hublot and Breitling collaborations with luxury cars, Jaeger-LeCoultre's latest offering will give the exclusive group of ...

Tiger prawns or Kane Bezule?

Authentic cuisine of the southwestern coast has put Karavalli in Asia's list of top 50 restaurants

My Life My Style: Wendell Rodricks

'I like scaling heights'

The hat collector

A dumluk, a pagdi and a silver crown - Narendra Modi's album of headgears is becoming quite exotic

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Disruption as a political agenda

It is an important book; it gets you thinking more carefully about the churning that is happening around us and of which the AAP is a catalyst

JFK's burnished legacy

Martin W Sandler has carefully skirted the many titillating stories about Kennedy's amorous liaisons and adulterous escapades

Bihar's lone ranger

Sankarshan Thakur, the author of Single Man, has brilliantly chronicled the Nitish Kumar era with well-known and not-so-well-known

Leaning in without falling over

"What Works for Women at Work" offers unabashedly straightforward advice in a how-to primer for ambitious women

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Nilanjana S Roy

Nilanjana S Roy: The return of the expert opinion
Nilanjana S Roy

In 2003, a study asked 569 college students what their memories of 9/11 were. Seventy-three per cent "remembered" seeing television footage of ...

Memories of an election
Malavika Sangghvi

It is dismaying that legitimate supporters of a party prefer anonymity, fearing repercussions from their opponents

Loss and found
Rrishi Raote

The Snow Leopard is not a long book, but Matthiessen's talent makes it extraordinarily nourishing

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Twice in three years, it's Bubba again

You already know the result. In the end, Bubba had a three shot lead as he walked down the 18th on the final day (he surely was not thinking of ...

Profit googly bowls out IPL franchises

BCCI, national cricketing board, has also garnered asizeable amount of money from the franchises and key sponsors

Will it be Bubba again?

Tiger Woods is not much mentioned anymore at this Masters as the fact of his forced absence owing to injury has now been fully absorbed and ...

On a perfect day, lost opportunities

The 78th Masters got underway right after the much beloved trio of Arnold Palmer (84), Jack Nicklaus (74) and Gary Player (78) had ceremoniously ...

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Toyota Camry

Power hungry? Not a chance

Toyota has chosen to shun diesel and go the green way with its new Camry. Fitted with a hybrid engine, the sedan is a great drive that doesn't ...

It's about xcellence

Hyundai's newly launched entry-level sedan, the Xcent, offers value for money and a bit of bragging rights

Tyre that evolves as it wears out

Michelin's Premier A/S made its debut this week at a US auto show. The author checks out the tyre which promises to be the next-best-thing for ...

Dilemma over style vs brand

Is the Volvo S60, the new feature-laden beauty, better than the Mercedes-Benz Edition C - the author finds out

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The sound of India

Two men have set up an archive of Indian music and theatre as well as recorded speeches of historical figures

The dilemma of ethics

In the Ramayana, after the battle has been won and Ravana vanquished, the epic instead of winding down to a happy ending throws up a dilemma. ...

History in miniatures

200 objects including Shah Jahan's recipe book, a rare photograph of Bahadur Shah Zafar and the earliest Indian Atlas have been brought to Delhi ...